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Top 10 best workwear vests in 2020

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For anyone working in construction, out at sea, on oil rigs, and more, having all of the tools you need to hand in an instant is a necessary must.  That’s why workwear vests offer convenience and flexibility in multitude.  Able to accommodate various tools and smaller belongings due to the pockets and pouches located in all the right places – tool vests in this capacity can even handle the roughest of use and conditions.  Tool vests are extremely useful and growing in popularity with designs supporting electricians, plumbers, builders, and more.  Below, we’ve pulled together our list of the top...

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Nothing but maximum comfort, flexibility, and convenience – New, Snickers Stretch Trousers

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Snickers Workwear is well known throughout various trades for offering great durability and robust products – and their latest, innovative flexiwork stretch trousers do not disappoint!  Styled in a slimline fit, these workwear trousers ensure complete working mobility, so the wearer's movement is never affected no matter what job you're carrying out.  Labelled as a softshell trouser, Snickers have used body-mapping designs, matched with hi-tech fabric in their latest flexiwork trousers.  Meeting continued demand from those demanding more from their workwear, these particular Snickers work trousers offer a new four-way stretch in soft fabrics with the clear focus on delivering comfort, while most importantly,...

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Top 8 best fleece jackets to survive the winter

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With the unpredictable British weather and the winter fast approaching, how to stay warm and layering up should start and become front of mind.  A comfy and snug solution to staying warm is with a fleece jacket.  Fleece jackets are suitable for both indoors and outdoors with a range of high collars, half zip, and full zip options, as well as fabrics galore to choose from, the once humble fleece is now a very popular workwear option.  To help keep the chill out during the winter months, we’ve pulled together our top 8 fleece jackets for you to check out...

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Face mask protection against COVID 19

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The latest guidance from government officials identifies that disposable gloves, face masks, disposable aprons, and even some form of eye protection are great forms of PPE in the fight against protecting people from the spread of Coronavirus. When it comes to face masks in particular, there is now a range of COVID masks available, and depending on your job role and the situation you are faced with, it will depend on the particular protective mask you will require. In this post, we look at suitable face masks and respirators and the differences between the two. Face Masks for Coronavirus Both...

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Best Safety Gear for Construction Workers

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While the construction sector slowly starts to rebuild and operate within the new realms of work, construction workers are now invited back onto sites to help get building projects back on track! However, as we know, it is not now a case of simply going back to work, but rather returning to work safely, considering all-new safety guidance – including social distancing – to help reduce the risk of transmission of Coronavirus. There is a great deal of expectation and indeed pressure placed on employers during this time, especially when it comes to providing a COVID 19 secure workplace. Within...

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